Scrum of scrums/2018-04-18

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2018-04-18[edit]

Callouts[edit]

Audiences[edit]

Readers[edit]

iOS native app[edit]

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Android native app[edit]

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    • Reading lists at 10% production, full rollout pending regression tests and finalizing marketing materials.

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Readers Infrastructure[edit]

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Maps[edit]
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Multimedia[edit]

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Contributors[edit]

Community Tech[edit]

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    • GlobalPreferences, CodeMirror, TemplateWizard

Anti-Harassment Tools[edit]

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    • Improving block notices on mobile
    • Adding cookie blocking for anonymous users

Editing[edit]

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Parsing[edit]

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Collaboration[edit]

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Language[edit]

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Audiences Design[edit]

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UI Std[edit]

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    • OOUI – v0.26.4 released: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/diffusion/GOJU/browse/master/History.md;v0.26.4
      • One hotfix, that has already made it to MW1.31 before, one keyboard accessibility improvement
    • Continued work on icon/size unification aftermath in different products (Notifications, Flow, RevisionSlider)
    • Style Guide technical and contents improvements ongoing with 2 open PRs currently
    • Transforming core/extensions to use OOUI, 6 extensions accomplished last week, build on strong volunteer support

Technology[edit]

Analytics[edit]

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- Monitoring the launch of the page previews, currently working on the aggregation job. - Done with updates to jupyter notebooks for now - Issues with pageviews from Opera Mini not geo locating correctly in Africa are now resolved. - Fnishing new geowiki infrastructure before we turn off the old jobs that calculated this data (editors per country). - Google Summer of Code, plenty Code Reviews for contributions to Wikistats UI: http://stats.wikimedia.org/v2

Cloud Services[edit]

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Fundraising Tech[edit]

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    • Working on new recurring contribution API for main card processor
    • Debugging CN patch deploy to add CSP headers on banner preview
    • CiviCRM: Work on exports, fixing custom fields, new fraud-hunter's report
    • Working on getting landing page and banner impression EventLogging data into payments cluster DBs

MediaWiki Platform[edit]

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Performance[edit]

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    • Moving our apps/etc out of puppet, to scap deploy
    • Blog post on Singapore DC should be up shortly, been working on that with Traffic
    • Lots of CRs
    • working with RelEng/Platform on a few changes to CI and to MW Core
    • mcrouter is now deployed in deployment-prep, next steps are to configure, and working with SRE to figure out how to do cross-DC correctly.
    • Trying out Digital Ocean for WebPageTest (got free credits from them)

Release Engineering[edit]

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    • Deadlines in phabricator are now visible on workboards.

Research[edit]

Scoring Platform[edit]

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    • Waiting on the scap deployment to unblock us from git-lfs--it works on beta :) (Almost there! Thanks Releng!)*
    • Virtualenv is now cached with deployments (so that we can quickly rollback)
      • This is relevant for anyone who is deploying a python service with virualenvs as they might want to follow our lead
    • New, dynamic table with ORES support status.

Search Platform[edit]


Security[edit]

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Services[edit]

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    • search with CirrusSearch job JSON serialization T191024 (Not any more according to Stas :)
    • language with Translate job JSON serialization T192111
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    • There was an issue with wikidata recent changes job, resolved no
    • EventBus (and kafka job queue) going to private wikis this week
    • Cassandra 3.11.2 evaluation

Site Reliability Engineering[edit]

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    • ICU57 migration completed on all wikis
    • Work started on upgrading all mediawiki application servers to Debian Stretch
    • The image scalers have been decommissioned (thumbor provides fully that fuctionality now)
    • mcrouter is being tested and are going to post an architecture proposal for review
    • Discussions on establishing a timeline for deprecation of non-forward-secret ciphers and TLSv1.0 started
    • Proton discussions came to a result on hosting this on 2 ganeti VMs per datacenter, will be resolved this week
    • helm charts repo published https://releases.wikimedia.org/charts


Wikidata[edit]

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    • Send thanks to John and the security team for the quick response they gave us for our security review for our coming release
    • Lexeme will be released on May 23rd
    • wb_terms fire fighting is stopping, strategy work starts now how to get ourselves out of the situation properly and in a way we can scale

German Technical Wishlist[edit]

SoS Meeting Bookkeeping[edit]

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